Exile, displacement and barbarity in Euripides' Iphigeneia among the Taurians

Stern-Gillet, Suzanne ORCID: 0000-0002-4672-8633 (2001) Exile, displacement and barbarity in Euripides' Iphigeneia among the Taurians. Scholia: Studies in Classical Antiquity, 10. pp. 4-21. ISSN 1018-9017

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Abstract

Barbarity is a recurrent yet elusive and therefore much debated theme in Euripidean drama. This article critisises some arguments that have recently been presented for a barbarophobic reading of Euripides' plays. It then argues that Iphigeneia among the Taurians is structurally more complex than is generally recognised. Finally, it offers an analysis of Euripides' handling in this play of the themes of selfhood, exile and displacement.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an electronic version of the article published in Scholia, University of Otago.Scholia can be found at http://www.sabinet.co.za/abstracts/scholia/scholia\_v10\_a2.html
Divisions: School of Education and Psychology > Philosophy
Depositing User: Scott Wilson
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2013 12:51
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2018 15:37
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/335

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